The top tech events in Toronto this March

The top tech events in Toronto this March

[Note: Since publication, MaRS has rescheduled this year’s Health Innovation Week because of evolving uncertainties related to COVID-19. Learn more at]

Two major tech conferences are taking over MaRS this month. First, the Venture Out Conference will bring together the LGBTQA2S+ tech community for two days of insightful talks and networking. Next up, the health community descends on Toronto for the seventh annual Health Innovation Week, connecting startups to investors and the broader health ecosystem.

Here are more details on those events, plus other top picks for Toronto tech events this March:


1. Canada’s largest gathering of health startups, investors and the health ecosystem

At the end of the month, Health Innovation Week will take over MaRS and various locations around Toronto, bringing together the entire tech ecosystem to commercialize tech, improve patient outcomes, and empower the healthcare system. The conference offers attendees great opportunities to network, secure funding and learn from industry experts — plus, the chance to scout out the latest health products, services and solutions. March 30 – April 3, MaRS Discovery District and various locations.


2. A conference for the LGBTQA2S+ tech community

Venture Out is an organization that connects its community to career opportunities and role models. Its annual conference, now in its fourth year, attracts influential speakers, promising startups and advocates who are working to build more inclusive workplaces. Speakers at this year’s conference will discuss accessibility, climate change, sexual health and much more. March 19 and 20, MaRS Discovery District.


3. Tips for entrepreneurs expanding into Australia

Are you looking to grow your business internationally? Get best practices from experts in this webinar hosted by MaRS and Export Development Canada. New and emerging solutions for tech startups entering the Australian market will be discussed, as well as the challenges of internationalization and opportunities in the market. March 27, online.


4. An economic update from the Bank of Canada governor

In celebration of International Women’s Day and to highlight the importance of tying diversity with innovation, Stephen S. Poloz, governor of the Bank of Canada, speaks at this event hosted by Women in Capital Markets and MaRS. March 5, Fairmont Royal York.


Plus, here are some more events from our community calendar you might want to check out:

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